1(Of a vehicle or its driver) move to the side of or off the road: he pulled in at the curb
More example sentences
- As I pulled in to the side of the road, the crisis quickly vanished.
- When the vehicle pulls in, service personnel know what's wrong and can immediately fix it without spending time doing unnecessary tests.
- Trucks pulled in on the other side of the dirt road and Bo nodded to them as they waved in her direction.
2(Of a bus or train) arrive to take passengers.
- There is a 30-minute wait standing in the cold on Platform 3 before the train finally pulls in at 3.45 pm.
- A train pulls in to the Angus ‘ghost’ station early in the morning and another calls late at night.
- Westminster station is unusually busy, and when the Richmond train pulls in, there's nowhere to sit.
1An area at the side of the road where motorists may pull off the road and stop.
- Councillor M. Smith asked if the post box situated at The Butts could perhaps be moved down to the Leaslow pull-in as a matter of road safety.
- The company also agreed to create four pull-in bays for trucks awaiting oil shipments to ensure they do not interfere with traffic flow in the area.
- By the time I made it to the bus pull-in, I was granted a mouthful of exhaust from the last bus that left.
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